Windows on the Mind
Once scorned as nervous tics, certain tiny, unconscious flicks of the eyes now turn out to underpin much of our ability to see. These movements may even re?veal subliminal thoughts
The Shark's Electric Sense
An astonishingly sensitive detector of electric fields helps sharks zero in on prey
The Physical Science behind Climate Change
Why are climatologists so highly confident that
human activities are dangerously warming the earth?
Race in a Bottle
Drugmakers are eager to develop medicines targeted
at ethnic groups, but so far they have made poor
choices based on unsound science
Fires are burning more acres than ever. Where will the next blazes ignite? Can we prevent them? Should we?
Future Farming: A Return to Roots?
Large-scale agriculture would become more sustainable if major crop plants lived for years and built deep root systems
Data Center in a Box
A shipping container stuffed with servers could usher in the era of cloud computing